What we do
What We Do
A global business, Unipart Rail delivers rail technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost.
Our international presence sees us work with customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, North America, Asia Pacific and Australia.
In Europe we have a long established business in the UK and work with rail companies across the continent. Customers include Network Rail, London Underground, a host of operating companies, train leasing companies and the leading contractors, OEMs and train builders, as well as our Joint Venture with Lucchini - LUR.
In Africa, we partner Gear Rail, harnessing Gear Rail’s reach across the African Continent and Unipart Rail’s expertise in modernising supply chains. The partnership is focused on delivering cost improvements, reduced risk and improved materials deployment performance.
In North America, we have a have long established signalling and traffic management business - Unipart Dorman, and are broadening our business across technology and supply chain solutions working with transit authorities, train builders and maintainers, freight operators and OEMS.
In the Middle East, our joint venture with Arabian Railway Company – Unipart Rail ARC is ideally positioned to support growth in Saudi Arabia, whilst we also seek further business opportunities across the region.
In Australia our client roster includes the likes of Yarra Trams, Sydney Trains and Metro Trains Melbourne. A world class joint venture, UGL Unipart, combines UGL’s intimate knowledge of Sydney’s passenger rolling stock, Unipart Rail’s international logistic and supply chain expertise and MTR Corporation’s ability to maximise rolling stock assets to their full potential.
Unipart Rail's Expert Practitioners worked with the UGL Maintrain team, following a structured methodology to complete a detailed diagnostic across the supply chain operations at the Sydney facility.
Eurostar required a solution for the supply of materials that would reduce time, procurement activities and storage optimisation. Unipart Rails kitting system significantly reduced the time taken to complete the overhaul operation.
Sydney Trains engaged Unipart Rail to undertake a diagnostic study at their light maintenance depot stores operations. Results included costs savings of 20% and increased material availability to 98%.
Metro Trains Melbourne PTY ltd approached Unipart Rail's Expert practitioners to complete a detailed diagnostic across their total supply chain, using their structured and standardised approach
The Rail equipment Centre identified a business risk with either none or very little capture of skills for the manufacture of products. Unipart Rail were able to reduce the risk from 70% of all products down to 18%.
Sydney Trains engaged Unipart Rail to reduce overall lead times. By understanding each product and the risk associated with each item, Unipart Rail were able to reduce the risk from 70% or all products down to 18%.
See us next at...Middle East Rail 2019
26th - 27th February, Dubai